Iran's Petrochemical Sector Expanding Footprint

In the late 1970s Iran had six petrochemical companies and now there are 63 located largely in the south and southwest
Iran's Petrochemical Sector Expanding FootprintIran's Petrochemical Sector Expanding Footprint

Sixty-three petrochemical plants have come on stream over the past 40 years and production and export of a variety of petrochemicals have grown.
According to National Petrochemical Company data, annual production of petrochemicals in 1979 was 1.5 million tons. This jumped 40-fold in four decades and is now in the region of 60 million tons per annum.
With the launch of petrochemical companies in the coming months, NPC's annual output is expected to reach 70 million next year.


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